USN-4644-1: igraph vulnerability

27 November 2020

igraph could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.



  • igraph - a library for creating and manipulating graphs


It was discovered that igraph mishandled certain malformed XML. An attacker
could use this vulnerability to cause a denial of service (crash).

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.